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799, Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm7143 [on-line data upload (2013-09-28): 51109]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD; J-L Calder
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
LocalityKommetjie Kirsten Rd
Latitude, longitude-34.141062, 18.329044 [0 m accuracy]
Notesat least 3 males
Nest count25
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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
1663279931/10/200621green nest, breeding nest, 1 male
2967996/11/201047At least 3 males, female into nest
26757995/8/20122626 nests, inc. 3 new ones under construction. Much activity going on and much rowdy chirping. I made a sound recording too
277079925/8/20123333 nest including 9 green. Much activity in very bad weather.
582979922/6/20132The main branch that contained all the nests has been removed from the tree after wind damage! Two new nests have been constructed high in the tree. One camera shy male bird was in attendance.
636679918/7/201399 Nests in total plus of which 5 are green. One ring. This is an interesting site as all nests from last year were removed and my last visit showed only 1 nest. Very windy to take nice photos.
667979931/7/20131212 nests in total inc. 4 green and 1 ring. This colony always seems to be very active and easy to photograph, as they must be very used to humans considering the location. REPEAT COUNT
714379926/9/201325at least 3 males
1634179916/5/201522 old nests plus strands of another nest
2766579931/7/20180no nests - tree cut down

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